European Spine Journal

, Volume 28, Issue 1, pp 10–20 | Cite as

The Michel Benoist and Robert Mulholland Yearly European Spine Journal Review: A survey of the “medical” articles in the European Spine Journal, 2018

  • Michel Benoist
Review Article


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    Dhouib A, Tabard-Fougere A, Hanquinet S, Dayer R (2018) Diagnostic accuracy of MR imaging for direct visualization of lumbar pars defect in children and young adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Eur Spine J 27:1058–1066CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Morel B, Moueddeb S, Blondiaux E et al (2018) Dose, image quality and spine modeling assessment of biplanar EOS micro-dose radiographs for the follow-up of in-brace adolescent section patients. Eur Spine J 27:1082–1088CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Capoor MN, Lambert P, Slaby O (2018) Letter to the Editor concerning “Ribosomal PCR assay of excised intervertebral discs from patients undergoing single-level primary lumbar microdiscectomy” by Alamin TF, Munoz M, Zagel A et al: Eur Spine J 2017. Eur Spine J 27:516–517CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Yuan Y, Chen Y, Zhou Z et al (2018) Association between chronic inflammation and latent infection of Propionibacterium acnes in non-pyogenic degenerated intervertebral discs: a pilot study. Eur Spine J 27:2506–2517CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Brayda-Bruno M, Albano D, Cannella G et al (2018) Endplate lesions in the lumbar spine: a novel MRI-based classification scheme and epidemiology in low back pain patients. Eur Spine J 27:2854–2861CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Liu J, Zhang X, Shan Z et al (2018) Painful Schmorl’s nodes treated by discography and discoblock. Eur Spine J 27:13–18CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Piazzolla A, Solarino G, Bizzoca D et al (2018) Spinopelvic parameter changes and low back pain improvement due to femoral neck anteversion in patients with severe unilateral primary hip osteoarthritis undergoing total hip replacement. Eur Spine J 27:125–134CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Fekete TF, Loibl M, Jeszenszky D et al (2018) How does patient-rated outcome change over time following the surgical treatment of degenerative disorders of the thoraco-lumbar spine? Eur Spine J 27:700–708CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Galazky I, Caspari C, Heinze HJ et al (2018) The prevalence of chronic low back and lumbar deformities in patients with Parkinson’s disease: implications on spinal surgery. Eur Spine J 27:2847–2853CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Hofmann A, Optiz S, Heyde CE et al (2018) Paget’s disease of the lumbar spine: decompressive surgery following 17 years of bisphosphonate treatment. Eur Spine J 27:3066–3070CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Kieser D, Mazas S, Cawley DT et al (2018) Bisphosphonate therapy for spinal aneurysmal bone cysts. Eur Spine J 27:851–858CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Ribeiro da Cunha P, Peliz AJ, Barbosa M (2018) Tophaceous gout of the lumbar spine mimicking a spinal meningioma. Eur Spine J 27:815–819CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Morishita S, Arai Y, Yoshii T et al (2018) Lumbar epidural lipomatosis is associated with visceral fat and metabolic disorders. Eur Spine J 27:1653–1661CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Sabou S, Mehdian H, Pasku D et al (2018) Health-related quality of life in patients undergoing cervico-thoracic osteotomies for fixed cervico-thoracic kyphosis in patients with ankylosing spondylitis. Eur Spine J 27:1586–1592CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Nowak S, Müller J, Schroeder HWS et al (2018) Incidence of unexpected positive histology in kyphoplasty. Eur Spine J 27:847–850CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Chhabra HS, Sharma S, Verma S (2018) Smartphone app in self-management of chronic low back pain: a randomized controlled study. Eur Spine J 27:2862–2874CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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  1. 1.Rueil-MalmaisonFrance

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